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Seno DS

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SenoDS
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General
Author(s)a128
TypeMusic Application
Version0.9.1
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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Seno DS is a music live sequencer. It uses WAV samples or sounds recorded via the DS microphone.

Features

  • 8 Tracks , 8 Clips per track, 16 Slots (Pattern).
  • Track audio from WAVE samples or Microphone.
  • Track settings: Sample, Polyphone/Monophone/Trigger mode, ADSR envelope, LFO.
  • Transpose +/- 36 semitones (3 Octaves).
  • Maximum 16 Voices.
  • Clip records 12 notes per step with velocity.
  • Choose different musical scales, including Seno scale (A3-E5 Major), Ionic (C4), Chromatic (C4), Major pentatonic (C4), Minor pentatonic (C4), Arabic (C4).
  • Clip settings: lenght 1-16 steps, speed.
  • KAOS pads.
  • Live recording and arranging via Stylus.
  • BPM 40-240 and Swing.
  • Mixer with Distortion.
  • Loads WAVE files.
  • Loading/Saving of snapshots.
  • Memory saving sample managment.

Installation

Download and extract file.

Copy .nds file to the memory card.

If you can't load Seno DS on your card try loaders like dsorganise or moonshell or the homebrewmenu loader from devkitpro.

User guide

Use any mono wav sample. Put the sounds in a directory with the name of seno1, seno2, seno3 and seno4. These directories could be in a folder /nds/ or on the root of your sd-card.

It must not exceed 128 samples for each slot.

Controls

Uses Stylus.

Left/Right - Switch the screens

A - OK (in dialogs)

B - Cancel

X/Start - Start/stop of the sequencer

Y - Enable/disable visual effects

Up/Down - Transpose the track

Left/Right - Browse thru sub-pages, Left/right (in dialogs)

Screenshots

Senods2.jpg Senods3.jpg

Media

Compatibility

Tested on:

R4 SDHC (firmware 1.31)
TTDS (unofficial firmware 1.17a12)

Changelog

Version 0.9.1 11/01/10

  • Works now with more homebrew cards.
  • Title screen fixed.
  • Gate/legato screen fixed.

Version 0.9.0 24/12/09

  • First release.
  • Saves a Snapshot of your work to a file "snap.sen" on your card.

Credits

  • Isabella (nitroFs embedded filesystem for the DS).
  • MeRAMAN (NDSBGMFILLER).
  • Sandro for his comments on scales.
  • Cavia the creators of the Korg DS-10.
  • Toshio Iwai (Electroplankton / Yamaha Tenori-On).
  • Headspin NDS Keyboard Examples and Nintendo for the DS/DSi.
  • Nintendo, DS, NDS, DSi trademarks are property of Nintendo corporation.
  • Tester: Alex, mentaldominance.com/dkiefer, fanta/hotelsinus.com